Varna International Music Academy offers a unique 2-, 3- and 4-week summer Instrumentalist Program, combining performance opportunities and world-class training in Varna, Bulgaria. This program is open to instrumentalists seeking to develop a professional performing career as a soloist or orchestral musician. Participants will receive expert training under the tutelage of the academy's internationally renowned faculty.

Participants accepted into the Instrumental Program will enjoy the following:

  • Performing as part of the Varna International Music Academy Orchestra during orchestra rehearsals and public performances of the Academy Repertoire:
    • GREAT MASS IN C MINOR, Mozart & CANDIDE, Bernstein, performed concert style, June 2-16, 2019, at Varna Festival and Congress Center
    • SUOR ANGELICA & GIANNI SCHICCHI, Puccini, June 2-23, 2019, at Varna Summer Theater
    • COSÃ FAN TUTTE, Mozart, June 9-30, 2019, at Varna Summer Theater
  • Accommodations in three- or four-star hotels in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week.

3-star hotel-$690 per week
4-star hotel-$790 per week

Participants are also able to extend their program by a week for an additional fee.